Debate continues after a tumultuous week in the South End.
First there was an attack on a Suffolk County House of Corrections officer, followed by a Boston Police Department action called "Operation Clean Sweep," which resulted in 34 arrests.
Many South End residents residents say the police action was long overdue in a neighborhood that's experiencing a rise in crime.
But activists say it further stigmatized a vulnerable population and displaced many from their treatment, and their community.
George Stergios, president of the Worcester Square Area Neighborhood Association.
This article was originally published on August 13, 2019.
This segment aired on August 13, 2019.